Retired Beaver Dam Finance Director Hired As Budget Consultant

(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Common Council last Monday night approved hiring the recently retired city finance director as a consultant in the formation of next year’s budget. Three alderpersons voted against John Somers being paid $150-per hour. He has already worked about 16 hours. Somers is anticipated to use a total of 20-to-40 hours. A motion to cap the total hours at 50 failed by one vote.